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Vegan Flourless Chocolate Raspberry Cake

This Flourless Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse recipe features a silky vegan chocolate mousse enhanced with coconut oil, cocoa powder and a touch of vanilla extract. It's then blended with fresh raspberries for a delectable combination. It's also easy to make, wheat free and doesn't even require baking. The hardest part is waiting several hours for it to firm up in the fridge.

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Flourless Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe

½ cup coconut oil, refined
12 oz. (or 1 pack, or 2/3 cup) silken tofu
1 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 Tablespoons (27 grams) Regular Vegan Butter or margarine
2 Tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca starch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt

4 oz 99% unsweetened baking chocolate

1 cup fresh raspberries

1) Process most of the main ingredients

Place the container of coconut oil in a pot of hot water to get the oil liquified for easier measuring. In a food processor or blender, add the coconut oil, silken tofu, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, margarine, arrowroot or tapioca starch, vanilla extract, salt and process until smooth.

If you'd like your mousse to have a crust, learn how to make a Spring Form Crust.

2) Melt the chocolate and mix

In a double boiler or small saucepan apply low heat to the chocolate while stirring constantly. When the chocolate is fully melted add it to the food processor or blender from step 1 and process until well incorporated.

Find out how to make and use a double boiler.

3) Add the raspberries

Add the raspberries and pulse for a second until they're in small chunks.

4) Pour the mousse and let it solidify

Pour the mixture into a 7 inch spring form pan and place it in the refrigerator for 4 hours for it to firm up. Once firmed up, use a small pairing knife to cut around the outside to help separate remove the outer portion of the mousse from the spring form pan. Open the outer portion of the spring form pan and give it a jiggle while lifting it away. Store in the refrigerator and serve cold. This recipe makes one 7 inch Flourless Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse.


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I made this the night before my husband's birthday. It turned out perfectly! Despite everyone being stuffed after dinner, no one left even a smear of this on their plates. I used the spring-form-crust as a guide as I don't have a spring form and didn't have cookies (I used granola and dropped the salt from the crust recipe).

I doubled the recipe for the 10" pie dish I had. I had unsweetened baking chocolate (I don't think it was 99). My only difficulty was using unrefined coconut oil because it solidified when it made contact with the tofu. I had to scrape the sides of the food processor several times. Otherwise an easy recipe that tastes like a pro whipped it up.
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Reviewed by Nancy February 18, 2014

Lusciousness!

I made this the night before my husband's birthday. It turned out perfectly! Despite everyone being stuffed after dinner, no one left even a smear of this on their plates. I used the spring-form-crust as a guide as I don't have a spring form and didn't have cookies (I used granola and dropped the salt from the crust recipe).

I doubled the recipe for the 10" pie dish I had. I had unsweetened baking chocolate (I don't think it was 99). My only difficulty was using unrefined coconut oil because it solidified when it made contact with the tofu. I had to scrape the sides of the food processor several times. Otherwise an easy recipe that tastes like a pro whipped it up.

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So glad you enjoyed the mousse Nancy! Thanks for sharing!

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I have been experimenting immensely on vegan mouses.
This is by far the BEST recipe.
For a fourth of july treat, I put the mouse a top a graham cracker pie crust for a nice, chocolate pie.
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5.0
Reviewed by chloe July 03, 2013

WOW

I have been experimenting immensely on vegan mouses.
This is by far the BEST recipe.
For a fourth of july treat, I put the mouse a top a graham cracker pie crust for a nice, chocolate pie.

Owner's reply

So glad this mousse worked well for you chloe! At some point I'm going to update the recipe to use a graham cracker crust or a chocolate cookie crust and you beat me to it!

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hi,
The recipe looks awesome , i wanted to know can we use this recipe as a filling in the cake without chocolate . i am baking a cake for my friend and she loves strawberry mouse but is allergic to chocolate after a lot of research i found your recipe . Reading all the reviews i am tempted to try it which i will , but for now can i use this recipe without chocolate and as filling for a cake.. please do reply ..

thank you
shikha
shikhamj Reviewed by shikhamj June 26, 2013
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can we use this as a filling in the cake

hi,
The recipe looks awesome , i wanted to know can we use this recipe as a filling in the cake without chocolate . i am baking a cake for my friend and she loves strawberry mouse but is allergic to chocolate after a lot of research i found your recipe . Reading all the reviews i am tempted to try it which i will , but for now can i use this recipe without chocolate and as filling for a cake.. please do reply ..

thank you
shikha

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Hi shikha! Reworking this mousse to not utilize chocolate is possible but it would probably take a few tries. If I were doing it I'd first substitute the cocoa powder with about ¼ all-purpose flour and increase the silken tofu by about 1 ounce. Then I'd substitute the 4 ounces baking chocolate with about 3 ounces of refined coconut oil or refined cocoa butter (or unrefined if you can't find refined). Then I'd cross my fingers and hope it worked! Good luck!

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I just made this for my birthday and it was delicious!
I didn't use any margarine and it didn't seem to make any difference. I used Ghiradelli 100% unsweetened chocolate for the baking bar and Hershey's for the cocoa powder.
My friend who said she doesn't like chocolate flavored things found it delicious, and I can't stop reaching in the fridge for the leftovers.

Highly recommend for a delicious gluten free and vegan treat, thanks Mattie!
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5.0
kmrychl Reviewed by kmrychl May 13, 2013
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Delicious - Gluten free!

I just made this for my birthday and it was delicious!
I didn't use any margarine and it didn't seem to make any difference. I used Ghiradelli 100% unsweetened chocolate for the baking bar and Hershey's for the cocoa powder.
My friend who said she doesn't like chocolate flavored things found it delicious, and I can't stop reaching in the fridge for the leftovers.

Highly recommend for a delicious gluten free and vegan treat, thanks Mattie!

Owner's reply

I'm so glad that this mousse worked out for you kmrychl! I'm working hard on offering more gluten-free recipes in the near future.

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I used strawberries instead of raspberries, it was yummy. I also put it in the freezer for extra firmness, which I found better for cutting. Served it to my in-laws, great cooks and good test subjects for true success, they enjoyed it.
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JenniferRose Reviewed by JenniferRose May 05, 2013
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I used strawberries instead of raspberries, it was yummy. I also put it in the freezer for extra firmness, which I found better for cutting. Served it to my in-laws, great cooks and good test subjects for true success, they enjoyed it.

Owner's reply

So glad it worked out JenniferRose! Placing it in the freezer before cutting is a great idea!

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Thank you so much for this great recipe. It's so easy to make and so delicious to eat. This will be a repeat in my household. Thanks.
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Reviewed by Jessie May 12, 2012

Fabulous Recipe

Thank you so much for this great recipe. It's so easy to make and so delicious to eat. This will be a repeat in my household. Thanks.

Owner's reply

So glad you liked this Jessie!

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MMMMMMMM,...I made this lovely cake yesterday evening & it was divine! WAW!!!! I am just learning to cook, bake & use tofu.
Your recipe rocks!!

many greets from a foodie fan from Belgium! :)
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Reviewed by Sophie January 05, 2012

Flourless chocolate raspberry cake!

MMMMMMMM,...I made this lovely cake yesterday evening & it was divine! WAW!!!! I am just learning to cook, bake & use tofu.
Your recipe rocks!!

many greets from a foodie fan from Belgium! :)

Owner's reply

Thanks Sophie! So glad you like it and thanks for sharing!

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Mattie you mad crazy scientist, I just made this....now I am hooked up to it's liquid form intravenously...I thought we were going to be more like Bill, eat salads, fruit, boiled potatoes...I know, I know, fresh raspberries...but coated in lush chocolate, thick gooey, silky, wickedness.... can't write...overdosing on chocolatey...nes......s....
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Gilly Reviewed by Gilly December 09, 2011
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Dear God help me!

Mattie you mad crazy scientist, I just made this....now I am hooked up to it's liquid form intravenously...I thought we were going to be more like Bill, eat salads, fruit, boiled potatoes...I know, I know, fresh raspberries...but coated in lush chocolate, thick gooey, silky, wickedness.... can't write...overdosing on chocolatey...nes......s....

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i'm planning on making this as one of many birthday dessert treats for my husband, but i have two questions:

1. would frozen raspberries be ok to use, in your opinion?

2. would 85% chocolate suffice?

thanks!
justine
vegantester Reviewed by vegantester December 06, 2011
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i'm planning on making this as one of many birthday dessert treats for my husband, but i have two questions:

1. would frozen raspberries be ok to use, in your opinion?

2. would 85% chocolate suffice?

thanks!
justine

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I made this cake for my friends 40th celebration cake. It was divine. Everyone enjoyed every moutnful and there was even some licking of plates...lol.
I doubled the recipe and used a 10" tin as I knew my chocolate loving friends would need more than a 7" cake. And it worked really well.
Everyone should try this recipe...it's easy to make, good to look at and even better to eat. Divine.

Thank you Mattie...I have posted and reviewed it on my blog today

Red
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Reviewed by Rocket and Roses Vegan Ki July 11, 2011

A Heavenly Celebration Dessert

I made this cake for my friends 40th celebration cake. It was divine. Everyone enjoyed every moutnful and there was even some licking of plates...lol.
I doubled the recipe and used a 10" tin as I knew my chocolate loving friends would need more than a 7" cake. And it worked really well.
Everyone should try this recipe...it's easy to make, good to look at and even better to eat. Divine.

Thank you Mattie...I have posted and reviewed it on my blog today

Red

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Hi Red, I'm so honored that you made this cake for your friend's birthday and it worked out so well! Thanks for sharing!

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Was I supposed to use cocoa powder that is used to make hot chocolate? I'm just a little confused, because my cake came out verrrry bitter. I used all the right ingredients, so I'm not sure if something went wrong, or if its supposed to be so bitter. It tastes like there was almost no sugar added at all! (even though I added the right amount of sugar)
Reviewed by Sarah June 28, 2011

Issues?

Was I supposed to use cocoa powder that is used to make hot chocolate? I'm just a little confused, because my cake came out verrrry bitter. I used all the right ingredients, so I'm not sure if something went wrong, or if its supposed to be so bitter. It tastes like there was almost no sugar added at all! (even though I added the right amount of sugar)

Owner's reply

Hi Sarah, This recipe uses regular cocoa powder. The cake is supposed to be rich but not excessively bitter.

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I made this yesterday for my anniversary and oooo boy is it good!!! Really rich and gourmet. It's a bit expensive to make considering I didn't have coconut oil on hand and I don't usually use tofu (everr...) but it was far less expensive than eating dessert out. Perfect for any special occasion and will impress even the most cynical anti-vegans.
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5.0
Reviewed by Sarah Lemon March 29, 2011

Decadent

I made this yesterday for my anniversary and oooo boy is it good!!! Really rich and gourmet. It's a bit expensive to make considering I didn't have coconut oil on hand and I don't usually use tofu (everr...) but it was far less expensive than eating dessert out. Perfect for any special occasion and will impress even the most cynical anti-vegans.

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You are incredible. This is the best thing in the whole entire world. Nobody that I've shared this with can understand how something so amazing can also be vegan. Even the anti-vegan, super cynical chef that I work with was impressed. Every one of your recipes that I've used has been amazing! Thank you so much for being so great
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Reviewed by Naomi February 21, 2011

The best thing I've ever eaten

You are incredible. This is the best thing in the whole entire world. Nobody that I've shared this with can understand how something so amazing can also be vegan. Even the anti-vegan, super cynical chef that I work with was impressed. Every one of your recipes that I've used has been amazing! Thank you so much for being so great

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Thanks Naomi! So glad this worked out for you!

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Oh wow! I was stunned! I didn't think a vegan cake could actually be good. But I was very wrong! My friend (who is a vegan) had her grandmother pass away this weekend so I decided to make her a cake because I just love cooking and she loved it so I tried it. Wow!
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4.0
Reviewed by Maddie February 15, 2011

So fun!

Oh wow! I was stunned! I didn't think a vegan cake could actually be good. But I was very wrong! My friend (who is a vegan) had her grandmother pass away this weekend so I decided to make her a cake because I just love cooking and she loved it so I tried it. Wow!

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Made this a week back and it turned out to be stunning. Easy to make and tastes delicious. Highly recommended.
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5.0
Reviewed by Amit December 12, 2010

AmaZING!!!

Made this a week back and it turned out to be stunning. Easy to make and tastes delicious. Highly recommended.

Owner's reply

So glad you enjoyed this Amit!

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